Colleton County man shot in leg outside of home

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Colleton County man was shot in the leg outside of his home Wednesday night after three men came to his door looking for trouble.

The Colleton County Sheriff's office responded to 117 Taylor Street around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after reports that a person was shot at the residence. Deputies found a 37-year-old male victim who said he had been shot in the leg.

The victim old deputies that an unknown man came to his door and when he stepped out of his residence, two other men tried to grab him and a struggle ensued. The victim says that when he got away from the suspects, one of them pulled out a small handgun and shot him in the leg. All three men then ran away.

According to deputies, the victim said he does not know the identity of the suspects or the motive for the shooting. He was taken to Colleton Regional Hospital for his injuries.

This case is still being investigated by The Colleton County Sheriff's Office and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Colleton County Sheriff's Office at (843) 549-2211 or CrimeStoppers.

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